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Anita La Pietra

Anita La Pietra tutors in the Department of Theory of Art and Design, Monash University

Anita La Pietra reviews ‘Plastered: The poster art of Australian popular music’ by Murray Walding (with Nick Vukovic)

March 2006, no. 279 01 March 2006
Plastered makes an ambitious claim for band posters ‘as barometers of cultural relevance [which] can offer real-time social commentary and political satire’. Although the book never quite substantiates this claim, it is a valuable work, not least because of its beautiful reproductions of band posters. Most of the posters derive primarily from the collection of Nick Vukovic, an inveterate colle ... (read more)